Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School

1100 E. Fesler St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School serves 949 students in grades 7-8.
Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School's student population of 949 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students949 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7634 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
93%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Maria-Bonita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fesler (Isaac) Junior High School is Pioneer Valley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is El Camino Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tunnell (Martin Luther) Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Maria Tunnell (Martin Luther) Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 794 students
    0.6 miles
    1248 E. Dena Way
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7940
    0.6 K-6 794
  • Santa Maria Alvin Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 988 students
    0.9 miles
    301 E. Alvin Ave.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-6760
    0.9 K-6 988
  • Santa Maria Rice (William) Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 902 students
    0.9 miles
    700 E. Vickie Ave.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 361-7740
    0.9 K-6 902
  • Santa Maria Pioneer Valley High School Math: 20% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,713 students
    1.0 miles
    675 Panther Dr.
    Santa Maria, CA 93454
    (805) 922-1305
    1 9-12 2,713
  • Santa Maria El Camino Junior High School Math: 22% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 830 students
    1.1 miles
    219 W. El Camino
    Santa Maria, CA 93458
    (805) 361-7800
    1.1 7-8 830

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